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Huron is a city in Beadle County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the Indian tribe.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Huron. For links to other places called Huron, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Huron is 44.363N. The longitude is -98.213W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,280 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,377.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$29,097
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Huron demographic reports
Huron is on the James River.
Well-known residents have included:
· Cheryl Ladd, actress
Local festivals include:
  • Great Scarecrow and Decorated Pumpkin Festival - Oct. 4-7, 2007
  • Ringneck Festival - Nov. 10, 2007
  • Huron Prairie Fest - May 19, 2007
  • South Dakota State Fair - Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Huron web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Dakotaland Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Huron demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Beadle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57350 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

41% of Huron residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Huron ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Huron was $18,275, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Huron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Huron festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Huron include Campbell Park Historic District of Huron ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Huron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.


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Libraries

Libraries in Huron include Huron Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Huron include Huron Plainsman

TV stations in Huron include KTTM.

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Politics

Beadle County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Huron political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Huron workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Huron between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Huron include Best Western, Holiday Inn Express, Super 8.

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